Italian boat builder Azimut Yachts has showcased the new Magellano 76, presented at Genoa International Boat Show. An evolution of the Magellano 74, the first model in the Collection of modern and sophisticated long range Azimut Yachts, which in 2009 wanted to once again renew the offer market. The design goals behind the Magellano models are autonomy, the maximum cruising comfort even at low speeds and the freedom to go at higher speeds when necessary.
British boat builder Fairline Yachts will launch a new Targa 48 Open this summer – with a substantial number of forward orders already received. This will be followed by a Targa 48 Gran Turismo, which will be available to customers in the latter part of 2013. We at WSB check out what the new comer will bring to the range.
2013 will see another incredible number of new boat launches from Princess, confirming the Plymouth boat builder really is leading the way when it comes to investing and delivering new and exciting models and the new Princess V48 is exactly that. Sleek, dynamic and exceptionally spacious, she is a highly versatile sports yacht delivering excitement and comfort in equal measure. WSB takes a closer look at their new sports cruiser to see what innovation is onboard.
Norwegian boat-builder Windy Boats is to unveil a major new model at the 2013 Düsseldorf Boat Show (19-27 January) which combines the comfort and protection of hard-top cruising with the exhilaration of an open sports boat. Involving a considerable investment in design, tooling and customer research, the new 45 Chinook, a development of the 44, boasts a massively enlarged hardtop that offers more shelter to the cockpit and main deck seating areas.
Princess broke new ground when they launched the Princess 50 which has long been the benchmark for her class. Impeccable handling, blistering performance and exceptional space and comfort the model quickly became something of an iconic product for the Plymouth boat builder. So to replace this model is no small feat but the new Princess 52 promises to be a craft that is definitely up to the challenge. WSB takes a closer look at 52 and checks out if the credentials measure up.
The spacious and comfort of a great Ferretti yacht ensured by an overall-length of more than 26 metres, in spite of a hull below 24 metres: this is one of the great strengths of the new Ferretti 870, presented as a worldwide preview at the 35th Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes. Available in the standard roll-bar version or with an optional hard top, depending on the owners taste, this new sports yacht has single-handedly renovated the large-yacht range of the historical Ferretti Group‘s brand. The WSB team go behind the sleek lines of this new addition to the Ferretti Flybridge range and takes a closer look.
The all new Portofino 40 has been launched following an intensive study of this highly competitive sector culminating in the creation of a truly class-leading all rounder. The spacious four+one berth layout boasts two exquisitely designed cabins, a luxurious central saloon, galley and twin access head and shower room. We at WSB take a closer look behind the classic Portofino name of Sunseeker’s newest arrival.